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Watercolor of a Bird

1977.373 (RS116612)

Description

Polychrome watercolor of bird on a tree branch, mound with foliage, and fence in foreground; body of bird composed of feathers; glazed; wooden frame with gilt and gesso mat/liner.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1800
Inscriptions
Indecipherable chalk inscription on back.
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
feather (material)
ink
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
collages (visual works)
Feather
feather (material)
Ink
ink
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Picture, Animal
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11.563 x 9.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.373
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4066

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